running

Is running impact conditioning?

If you pay for it with pain, you may want to treat running like impact conditioning Ever get that tingling in your wrists and forearms after even a light but long day of hitting? Feel something similar in your knees, quads, or calves after some road work? Tens of thousands of little collisions with the[…]

body hardening by beating

Body hardening. Bullshit.

Body hardening is like buying volcano insurance–if it turns out you need it, you’ve already lost Still on the tail end of sickness, this seems like an apt topic. Like many kung fu enthusiasts, in my youth I explored ways to mimic what we saw on film and those secretive masters behind their red doors[…]